List of Bollywood films of 1944

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A list of films produced by the Bollywood film industry based in Mumbai in 1944:

Top grossing films[edit]

The top seven grossing films at the Indian Box Office in 1944:[1]

1944
Rank
Title Notes
1. Rattan (1944 film)
2. Dost (1944 film)
3. Bhanwara
4. Meri Bahen
5. Bharthari
6. Mumtaz Mahal
7. Chal Chal Re Naujawan

A-C[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1944
Aaina S.M. Yusuf Trilok Kapoor, Sulochana Chatterjee, Yakub, Gope, Kaushalya, Yashodhra Katju, Husn Banu, Mirza Musharraf, Leela Mishra Social Music: Fateh Ali Khan, Gulshan Sufi
Lyrics: Pandit Phani, Tanveer Naqvi
Anban Niren Lahiri Nargis, Pahari Sanyal, Shah Nawaz, Shobhana Samarth, Gajanan Jagirdar, Mubarak Social Drama Music: Gyan Dutt
Lyrics: Pandit Madhur
Bade Nawab Saheb Vedi Chandra Mohan, Pramila, Pahari Sanyal, Bibbo, Kumar, Leela Mishra, Sushil Kumar, Shanta Patel, Ghory Social Music: Bashir Dehlvi
Lyrics: Shams Lakhnavi
Badi Baat Mazhar Khan Swarnalata, Mazhar Khan, Ulhas, Yakub, Zarina, Kumar, Gulab, Madhusudan Social Music: Firoz Nizami
Lyrics: Swami Ramanand Saraswati, Roopbani, Saraswati Kumar Deepak
Badmash A. Karim Anil Kumar, Shantarin, Benjamin, Leela Pawar, Sadiq, Jehangir Action Music: Khan Mastana
Lyrics: A. Karim
Bahadur Bhagwan Bhagwan, Shanta Patel, Baburao Pendharkar, Surekha, Samson, Bibijan, Gharpure Action Music: C. Ramchandra
Lyrics: Ehsan Rizvi
Bahar M. Sadiq Mehtab, Wasti, Nirmala Devi, Badri Prasad Social Music: Naushad
Lyrics:
Bandukwali K. Amarnath S. Nazir, Romila, Anil Kumar, Rekha Pawar, Prakash, Mehar Banu Action Music: Ram Gopal Pandey
Lyrics: Ehsan Rizvi
Beda Paar Tara Harish Sulochana Chatterjee, Dalpat, Bibìjan, Baburao Pehalwan, Nazira, Fazlu, M. Sandow Action Music: Vasant Kumar Naidu
Lyrics: Shams Lakhnavi
Bhagya Laxmi Sarvottam Badami Shanta Apte, Prem Adib, Vasanti, Jagdish Sethi, Agha, Rajkumari Shukla, Moni Chatterjee Family Drama Music: G. M. Durrani
Lyrics:
Bhai Krishna Dev Mehra Zahur Raja, Asha, Satish, Radharani, Manorama, Sabir Family Drama Music: Ghulam Haider
Lyrics: Shatir Ghaznavi
Bhanvara Kidar Sharma K. L. Saigal, Monica Desai, Yakub, Kamla Chatterjee, Arun Kumar, Kesari, Brijmala Romance Comedy Music: Khemchand Prakash
Lyrics: Kidar Sharma, Swami Ramanand Saraswati, Pandit Indra
Bhartruhari Chaturbhuj Doshi Mumtaz Shanti, Surendra, Sulochana Chatterjee, Arun Kumar, Yashwant Dave, Jehanara Kajjan, Nagendra Fantasy Music: Khemchand Prakash
Lyrics: Pandit Indra
Caravan Aspi Irani Arun Kumar, Kamla Chatterjee, Kesari, Sylvie St. Clair, Premlata Action Music: Bulo C. Rani
Lyrics: Swami Ramanand Saraswati, Pandit Indra, Munshi Aziz, Sharma
Chal Chal Re Navjavan Gyan Mukherjee Ashok Kumar, Naseem Banu, Rafiq Ghaznvi, V. H. Desai, Jagdish Sethi, Motibai, Navin YagniK Social Music: Ghulam Haider
Lyrics: Kavi Pradeep
Chand D.D. Kashyap Sitara Devi, Prem Adib, Begum Para, Sapru, Shashikala, Balakram, Guru Dutt, Ram Singh Social Music:
Lyrics:
Char Aankhen Sushil Majumdar Leela Chitnis, P. Jairaj, P. F. Peethawala, Ashalata, Paul Mahendra, Nand Kishore Social Music: Anil Biswas
Lyrics: Narendra Sharma

D-K[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1944
Dasi Hiren Bose Najam, Ragini, Khairati, Kalavati, Om Prakash, Gyani Pran Social Music: Amarnath
Lyrics: D. N. Madhok
Dil Ki Baat Pralhad Keshav Atre Ishwarlal, Vanmala, Durga Khote, Leela Mishra, Dixit, Baburao, Sheela, Mirajkar Romantic Drama Music: C. Ramchandra
Lyrics: Rammurti Chaturvedi
Do or Die a.k.a. Zindagi Ya Maut Harbans Singh Sheela, Baburao, Mirajkar, Samson Action Music: Mushtaq Hussain, Kelkar
Lyrics: Ehsan Rizvi
Dost Shaukat Hussain Rizvi Motilal, Noor Jehan, Maya Banerjee, Himalayawala, Husn Banu, Vatsal Kumtekar, Kanhaiyalal, Agha, Mirza Musharraf Social Drama Music: Sajjad Hussain
Lyrics: Shams Lakhnavi
Dr. Kumar Kishore Sharma Paresh Bannerjee, Latika, Sankatha Prasad, Rajkumari Shukla, Khurshid Jr, Nazma Drama Music: Saraswati Devi
Lyrics: Gafil Harnalvi
Draupadi Baburao Patel Sushila Rani Patel, Chandra Mohan, Mazhar Khan, David, Badri Prasad, Dixit, K. N. Singh, Leela Mishra, Fantasy Music: Hanuman Prasad
Lyrics: Pandit Indra
Gaali R.S. Choudhury Karan Dewan, Nirmala Devi, Yakub, Manju Dewan, Sunalini Devi, Kanhaiyalal, Jilloobai, Kamta Prasad, Mehndi Raza Social Drama Music: Hanuman Prasad, Sajjad Hussain
Lyrics: Rammurti Chaturvedi
Geet a.k.a The Song S. U. Sunny Shahu Modak, Nirmala Devi, Amir Ali, Shakir, Chandabai, Zahid Ali Social Music: Naushad
Lyrics: D. N. Madhok
Ghar Ki Shobha Harshadrai Sakerlal Mehta Ramesh Saigal Karan Dewan, Swarnalata, Yashodhra Katju, Dixit, Jagdish Sethi, Fazlu Family Drama Music: Allah Rakha
Lyrics: Roopbani
Hamrahi Bimal Roy Maya Basu, Radhamohan Bhattacharya, Tulsi Chakraborty, Binata Basu, Devbala, Hiralal, Manorama, Ramesh Sinha Social Music: R. C. Boral
Lyrics: Zaakir Hussain
Insaan Babubhai Jani Kishore Sahu, Shobhana Samarth, Pahari Sanyal, David, Maya Banerjee, Krishna Chandra Dey, Nand Kishore Social Music: Gyan Dutt
Lyrics: Pandit Indra
Irada M. Shamsuddin Dhiraj Bhattacharya, Patience Cooper, Shaida Keoravi, Purnima, Shyam Laha, Pushpa Rani Social Music: Pandit Amarnath
Lyrics: Aziz Kashmiri
Ismat Sibtain Fazli Mehtab, Nargis, Nandrekar, Pratima Devi, Bhudo Advani, Irshad Ghory, Jani Babu Social Music: Pandit Govardhan Prasad
Lyrics: Shams Lakhnavi
Jadui Kismat A. M. Khan Shanta Patel, Shiraz, Mehar Bano, Nawaz, Anwaribai, Sultan Baba Action Music: Behram Irani
Lyrics: Ehsan Rizvi
Jeevan M. Sadiq Mehtab, Wasti, Nirmala Devi, Badri Prasad, Misra, Shyam Kumar Social Music: Naushad
Lyrics: D. N. Madhok, Mahir Ul Qadri
Jwar Bhata Amiya Chakravarty Dilip Kumar, Mridula Rani, Shamim Bano, Agha, Bikram Kapoor, K. N. Singh, Khalil, Mumtaz Ali Drama Debut of Dilip Kumar. Music: Anil Biswas
Lyrics: Narendra Sharma
Kadambari Nandlal Jaswantlal Vanmala, Shanta Apte, Pahari Sanyal, Harish, Jeevan, Jagdish Sethi Costume Music: Hari Prasanna Das
Lyrics: Miss Kamal
Kaliyan Kidar Sharma Motilal, Leela Desai, Ramola, Amarnath, Sulochana Chatterjee, Leela Mishra, Rajinder Singh Social Music: G.A. Chishti
Lyrics: Kidar Sharma
Kavita K. J. Parmar, Mahesh Chander Ratnamala, Umakant, Jeevan, Kanta Kumari, Badri Prasad, Athavale Social Music: Shankar Rao Vyas
Lyrics: Ramesh Gupta
Kiran Gajanan Jagirdar Ashok Kumar, Leela Chitnis, Jagirdar, Kanhaiyalal, Kusum Deshpande, Rama Shukal, Rajkumari Shukla, Nand Kishore Social Music: Ninu Majumdar
Lyrics:
Kismatwala Nanubhai Vakil Prakash, Urmila, Navin Yagnik, Himalayawala, Vatsala Kumtekar, Narmada Shankar, Geeta Sardesai Action Music: Shanti Kumar, Master Ratanlal
Lyrics: Shams Lakhnavi
Krishna Bhakta Bodana JBH Wadia Sheikh Mukhtar, Ranjit Kumari, Gope, Badri Prasad, Meera, Rani Premlata, Gulab, S.B. Nayampalli Devotional Music: Avinash Vyas, Shankar Rao Vyas
Lyrics: Pandit Indra

L-M[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1944
Lal Haveli K.B. Lall Noor Jehan, Surendra, Yakub, Ulhas, Baby Meena Kumari, Maya Bannerjee, Kanhaiyalal, Vatsala Kumtekar, Ghory, Badri Prasad Social Family Drama Music: Mir Saheb
Lyrics: Shams Lucknavi
Lady Doctor Wali Saheb Mumtaz Shanti, Sajjan, Ulhas, Mubarak, Maya Bannerjee, David, Nandrekar Social Music:
Lyrics: Wali Saheb
Laheri Badmash Nari Ghadiali Husnara, Yusuf Effendi, Bibijan, Mannan, Putlibai, Mohammed Hussain, Mohammed Sandow Action Music: Avinash Vyas
Lyrics: Sadiq Lakhnavi
Laheri Cameraman Nari Ghadiali Benjamin, Shantarin, Agha, Bibijan, Nazira, Sadiq, Munchi Tuthi Action Music: K. Narayana Rao
Lyrics: Waheed Qureshi
Lalkar Jayant Desai Ramola, Ishwarlal, Maya Bannerjee, Mubarak Social Music: C. Ramchandra
Lyrics: Pandit Madhur
Lieutenant Nari Ghadiali Sharda, Benjamin, Bibijan, Sandow, Nazira, Putlibai, Shahzadi Action Music:
Lyrics: Mustafa
Maa Baap V. M. Vyas Veena, Nazir, Yakub, Majeed, Amirbai Karnataki, Dixit, Jagdish, Rajkumari Shukal Social Family Drama Music: Allah Rakha
Lyrics: Roopbani
Mahakavi Kalidas Sudhir Sen Vanmala, Ulhas, Snehprabha, Leela Mishra, Sunalini Devi, Mirchandani, Bhagwati Prasad Mishra Drama, History, Musical Music: Palsekar
Lyrics: Rammurti Chaturvedi
Maharathi Karna Bhalji Pendharkar Prithviraj Kapoor, Swarnalata, Durga Khote, Shahu Modak, Kamalakar Torne, K. N. Singh, Nimbalkar, Vasantrao Pehalwan Action, Adventure, Drama, War Music: Datta Korgaonkar
Lyrics: Pandit Shivkumar
Mali V. Shantaram Mahipal, Nana Palsikar, Amirbai Karnataki Devotional Music: Master Krishnarao
Lyrics: Deewan Sharar, Ratan Piya, Bekal, Mahipal
Man Ki Jeet Wahid-ud-din Zia-ud-din Ahmed (W. Z. Ahmed) Nina, Shyam, Tiwari, Rajkumari Shukla, Prakash, Saroj Borkar, Gulab Social Music: S. K. Pal
Lyrics: Josh Malihabadi, Bharat Vyas
Manorama Jayant Desai Ishwarlal, Leela Chitnis, Maya Banerjee, Mubarak, Noor Mohammad Charlie, Alaknanda, Naseem Jr. Social Music: C. Ramchandra
Lyrics: Anjum Pilibhiti
Mauji Jeevan Poonawala Sulochana Chatterjee, Harishchandra, Nazira, Ghory, Bibijan, Dalpat, Habib, Devaskar Action Music: Gulshan Sufi
Lyrics: Baba Paagal
Maya Nagari Dhirubhai Desai Prakash, Rajkumari, Yashwant Dave, Shahzadi, Samson, Fazlu, Fantasy Music: Veer Singh
Lyrics:
Meena Phani Majumdar Hansa Wadkar, Vasanti, Dixit, Shashi Kapoor, Shakir, Ratan Piya Social Music: Hari Prasanna Das
Lyrics: Pandit Phani
Meri Bahen a.k.a My Sister Hemchandra Chunder K. L. Saigal, Tulsi Chakraborty, Chandrabati Devi, Sumitra Devi, Nawab, Akhtar Jehan, Hiralal, Tandon Family Social Music: Pankaj Mullick
Lyrics: Pandit Bhushan
Miss Devi C. M. Trivedi Surendra, Leela Desai, Nazir, Moni Chatterjee, Jagdish, Agha Social Music: Ashok Ghosh
Lyrics:
Mujrim Nitin Bose Motilal, Leela Desai, Yakub, Jagdish Sethi, Veena, Sunalini Devi, S. Nazir, Cuckoo Social Music: Gyan Prakash Ghosh
Lyrics: Rammurti Chaturvedi, Kailash Matwala
Mumtaz Mahal Kidar Nath Sharma Khursheed Bano, Chandra Mohan, Yakub, Madhubala, Sulochana Chatterjee, Brijmala, Rajinder Singh Historical Romance Music: Khemchand Prakash
Lyrics: Wali Saheb

N-R[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1944
O Panchhi Zahur Raja Zahur Raja, Radharani, Durrani, Mumtaz, Kalyani Das, Ghory, Durrani, Arif, Motibai Social Music: V. A. Balsara
Lyrics:
Pagli Duniya Aspi Irani Mumtaz Shanti, Motilal, Sheikh Mukhtar, Pratima Devi, Kanhaiyalal, Kesari Social Music: Bulo C. Rani
Lyrics: Swami Ramanand Saraswati, Pandit Indra, Wali Sahab, B. R. Sharma
Panchhi Barkat Mehra Manorama, Radha, Zahur Raja, Ajmal, Hari Shivdasani, Ghulam Qadir Social Music: Pandit Amarnath
Lyrics: Manohar Sehrai, Akhtar Chughtai
Panna Najam Naqvi Geeta Nizami, P. Jairaj, David, Raja Paranjpe, Kusum Deshpande Drama, War Music: Amir Ali
Lyrics: Wali Sahab
Parakh Sohrab Modi Mehtab, Balwant Singh, Latika, Yakub, Kaushalya, Shah Nawaz, Pratima Devi, Sadiq Ali Social Drama Music: Khurshid Anwar, Saraswati Devi
Lyrics: Gafil Harnalvi, Arzu Lakhnavi, Pandit Sudarshan
Parbat Pe Apna Dera V. Shantaram Vanamala, Ulhas, Madan Mohan, Kanta Kumari, Shantarin, Kamal, Baby Nalini Romance Music: Vasant Desai
Lyrics: Deewan Sharar
Paristan Mahesh Kaul Pahari Sanyal, Anjali Devi, Kamal Zamindar, Sunalini Devi, Moni Chatterjee, Padma Bannerjee, Ranjit Kumari, Anwaribai Fantasy Music: Ninu Majumdar
Lyrics: Roopdas and Ninu Majumdar
Pattharon Ka Saudagar Shorey Daulatvi Paresh Bannerjee, Sheela, Meena Shorey, Al Nisar, K. N. Singh, Sankatha Prasad, Jilloobai, Abu Bakar Music: Mir Sahib
Lyrics: Gafil Harnalvi, Pandit Sudarshan
Pehle Aap Abdul Rashid Kardar Wasti, Shamim, Chandabai, Dixit, Jeevan, Vidya, Anwar Hussain Music: Naushad
Lyrics: D. N. Madhok
Police Shanti Kumar Prem Adib, Ratnamala, Ranjana, Shah Nawaz, Jeevan, Music: Pannalal Ghosh
Lyrics: Ramesh Gupta
Qatil K. L. Khan E. Billimoria, Shantarin, Baburao, Dilawar, Asharani, Razi, Mannan, Badri Prasad, Fazlu Action Music: K. Narayana Rao
Lyrics: Shewan Rizvi
Rajkumar Phani Majumdar Chetan Anand, Nargis Music:
Lyrics:
Ramshastri Vishram Bedekar, Gajanan Jagirdar Master Vithal, Gajanan Jagirdar, Anant Marathe, Shakuntala Paranjpye, Shanta Apte, Minakshi, Lalita Pawar, Madhu Apte, Hansa Wadkar Biopic Drama Music: G. Damle
Lyrics: Qamar Jalalabadi
Rangile Dost Ramanlal Desai Benjamin, Sulochana Chatterjee, Agha, Rekha, Munshi Khanjar, Sadiq Ali, Bibijan Action Music: Ninu Majumdar
Lyrics: A. G. Badar
Rattan M. Sadiq Karan Dewan, Swarnlata, Amir Banu, Wasti, Chandabai, Manju, Rajkumari Shukla, Badri Prasad, Gulab, Azurie Social Romance Music: Naushad
Lyrics: D. N. Madhok
Raunaq Dwarka Khosla Motilal, Chandra Mohan, Chandraprabha, Noor Mohammed Charlie Social Music: C. Ramchandra
Lyrics: I. C. Kapoor

S-Z[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1944
Sandhi Apurba Kumar Mitra Jamuna Devi, Manorama, Ahindra Choudhury, Bipin Gupta, Ranjit Roy, Devbala, Biman Bandyopadhyay, Hiralal, Mrinalkanti Ghosh Social It won three BFJA Awards: Best Film, Best Music Director and Best Screenplay in 1945. Music: Anil Bagchi Lyrics: Pt. Narottam Vyas
Shahenshah Babar Wajahat Mirza Khurshid, Sheikh Mukhtar, Yakub, Agha Jan, Anwari, Sulochana Chatterjee Historical Music: Khemchad Prakash Lyrics: Shams Lakhnavi, Munshi Aziz, Pandit Indra
Shararat Kishore Sahu Kishore Sahu, Protima Dasgupta, Maya Bannerjee, Ramesh Gupta, Moni Chatterjee, Sushil Sahu, Gulab Social Music: S. N. Tripathi, Khan Mastana
Lyrics: Rammurti Chaturvedi, A Karim, Ambikesh Kuntal
Shukriya Harnam Singh Rawail Amar, Ramola, Zahur Shah, Manorama, Sunder Social Music: G.A. Chishti
Lyrics: Shanti Swaroop Madhukar, G A Chishti
Stunt King Keshav Talpade John Cawas, Khurshid Jr., Kamala, Dalpat, S. Nazir, Boman Shroff, Putlibai, Agha Jan Action Music: Afzal Lahori
Lyrics: Azm Wazidpuri
Subah Shyam P.C. Barua P.C. Barua, Jamuna, Tulsi Chakraborty, Devbala, Indu Mukherjee, Ramesh Sinha, Munir, Ravikant Social Drama Music: Subal Dasgupta
Lyrics: Faiyyaz Hashmi, Munir Lakhnavi
Suno Sunata Hoon Raj Kumar Vanmala, Ulhas, K. C. Dey, Mirza Musharraf, Chandabai, N. A. Ansari Social Music: K. C. Dey Lyrics: Rashid Gorakhpuri
Swarna Bhoomi Bhalji Pendharkar Leela, Chandrakant Desai, Swarnalata, Ashalata Kashmiri, Sudha Apte, Nandrekar Social Music: Pandit Tripathi
Lyrics: Saraswati Kumar Deepak
Taqrar Hemen Gupta Motilal, Jamuna, Molina, Nawab, Tulsi Chakrabarty, Devbala, Iftekhar, Tandon Family Social Music: Sachin Das
Lyrics: Azad, Shanti Swaroop Madhukar
Taxi Driver S. M. Raza Sulochana Chatterjee, Dilawar, Rekha Pawar, Baburao, Agha, Shobha, Arvind Kumar, Nazira Action Music: Khan Mastana
Lyrics: Shewan Rizvi
Umang K. M. Multani Motilal, Chandra Prabha, Sunalini Devi, E. Billimoria, Tara Harish, Sheikh, Geeta Sardesai Social Music: Firoz Nizami
Lyrics: Ratan Piya, Sharma
Uss Paar Chimanlal Luhar Ishwarlal, Swarnalata, Chandra Mohan, Sulochana Chatterjee, Kanhaiyalal, Noor Mohammed Charlie Drama Music: Firoz Nizami
Lyrics: Pandit Madhur

References[edit]

  1. ^ Box Office India. "Top Earners 1944". boxofficeindia.com. Retrieved July 10, 2008. 

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